Left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh, one of the key planners of India’s 2012 World Cup win in Australia. Singh has reported his retirement from first-class cricket.
The 28-year-old Mumbai spinner has joined in USA Cricket. Also, with his U-19 teammates, Unmukt Chand and Smit Patel in the USA to pursue his dream of playing international cricket.
After Unmukt Chand and Smit Patel. The 2012 U-19 World Cup winner, Harmeet Singh. Also decided to move to the United States of America. He joins in a search of fresh cricketing pastures.
Left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh has reported his retirement from Indian cricket. However, it will ply his trade for the USA soon. The 28-year-old, Singh has signed a three-year contract with the Major League Cricket. Also, they are in the USA and play for the Seattle Thunderbolts.
“This is not a sudden move. I was not getting the opportunity to play. In 12 years, I have managed to play only 31 first-class matches. It was getting frustrating with every passing year,” Harmeet told IndiaToday.In from Seattle.
“Last September, during Covid-19, I moved to Seattle. I used to come here before every Ranji Trophy season to get some match practice. However, this time they offered me a deal that I was not able to refuse, Harmeet Singh also said.
“The money I will be getting here is more than what I was earning in India. I will also have the opportunity to groom the budding cricketers at the grass-root level. Moreover, there’s job security here, which also prompted me to move,” said Harmeet, who has played 31 first-class matches in India.
Harmeet Singh was spotted by the amazing left-arm spinner Shivalkar. Also, at the Shivaji Park at the delicate age of 9.
Harmeet rose to prominence amid the U-19 World Cup in New Zealand in 2010. But he hoarded the spotlight within the 2012 U-19 World Cup in Australia, which India won.